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Do You Know Any Cheeseheads?

Many pundits have noted the conservative apathy regarding the Wisconsin judicial election. I have also noticed the apathy and feel a little ashamed that I didn’t do more to help. Despite being a superior candidate, Judge Prosser finds himself an underdog to an activist, ideological retread who possesses little respect for the rule of law and even less respect for…

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Governor’s Councillor Tom Merrigan Upset Judge May Protect the Public

File this one under, Only-In-Massachusetts, or perhaps maybe Berklee.  Governor’s Councillor Tom Merrigan (D) questioned Judicial nominee Gary Inge about being too willing to “protect the public”.  The Boston Herald has the story. A governor’s councilor this week pilloried a judicial nominee who said he’d bend over backward to protect law-abiding residents – essentially accusing the would-be judge of being…

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SC Justice Ginsburg has cancer

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/sco… Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Slideshow: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Thursday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the court said. Very sad news.  I hope she makes a full recovery, pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous cancers.  Terrible news.  …

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Quote Of The Day: Obama On Why Vote McCain

  “We need somebody who’s got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it’s like to be a young teenage mom. The empathy to understand what it’s like to be poor, or African-American, or gay, or disabled, or old. And that’s the criteria by which I’m going to be selecting my judges.”

-Barack Obama on how he’ll pick Supreme Court…

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Unethical Liberal Judges

It’s only $300……but “The donations violate the seventh canon of the Judicial Code of Conduct, which says ‘a judge should not . . . make a contribution to a political organization or candidate.’ ” Only caught because it made it past the $200 limit. Speaking of limits….good to see CFR got “the money out of politics, eh?  How many…

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Justice Deval Patrick?

(I originally wrote this blog post last year as a “could come to pass.”  Now with the news that Justice David ‘biggest conservative disappointment of a generation’ Souter is set to retire, maybe it’s time to discuss this some more. After all, Deval has 2-3 Potential Democratic Primary Challengers, and 2-3 GOP Challengers.  Why not cap his career with 20…

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